Archive for February 12th, 2009

Judge Scolds Ponzi Operator Who Fleeced Millions From Victims, Including Seniors Who Plowed Life Savings Into Scam

In a North Dakota Ponzi case, former insurance salesman Larry Atkins was charged with 78 felonies. Authorities said he ran a Ponzi scheme that stole more than $3 million from at least 30 victims, including senior citizens and vulnerable adults. Some of the elements of the Atkins’ Ponzi are similar to the alleged AdSurfDaily Ponzi, […]

BREAKING NEWS: Court Rejects Richmond Appeal Bid In Criminal Contempt Of Court Case For Threatening Judges

UPDATED 10:34 A.M. EST (U.S.A.) The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit (Pasadena) has denied Curtis Richmond’s bid  to have criminal contempt of court charges for threatening federal judges dismissed. Richmond argued that he was denied his right to a speedy trial. The appeals court rejected his argument, but the effect of the […]